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CFP: [Children] North Wind Journal Article Deadline Oc tober 1

updated: 
Thursday, August 2, 2007 - 2:31pm
John Pennington

/North Wind/, the journal devoted to George MacDonald studies, is seeking
articles for its 2007 edition. Articles are welcome on all aspects of
MacDonald: his fairy tales, fantasies, novels, poetry, and sermons. The
journal is also seeking shorter “notes and queries” and “connections” that
focus on issues related to MacDonald.

Deadline for submissions is October 1, but final manuscript deadline can be
negotiated. All submissions should be sent to John Pennington, Editor,
/North Wind/, St. Norbert College, De Pere, WI 54301. The complete
editorial guidelines can be found at
http://www.snc.edu/english/submissionguidelines.html.

CFP: [Children] JCL (Children's Literature Association of India - Journal July 2008 Issue; 30 March 2008

updated: 
Thursday, August 2, 2007 - 1:37pm
Anto Thomas Chakramakkil

July 2008 Issue of the Biannual Journal of the Children's Literature
focuses on studies in Asian Children's Literature. We welcome articles
(in English)on Asian children's literature of any category.
1. Articles from the scholars residing in Asian countries on their
respective children's literature.
2. Anyone interested in the subject can focus on the writings of authors
of Asian origin that write residing outside Asia, for example, Asian-
American literature .
They can be submitted as email word attachment file to info_at_claiindia.org
on or before 30 March 2008. Articles for consideration shoulf conform to
MLA Handbook style. While submitting articles use double space throughout

CFP: [Children] POLITICS & POLEMICS - CLAI Conference (India) 10-12 Jan 2008; 30 Nov. 2007

updated: 
Wednesday, August 1, 2007 - 12:34am
Anto Thomas Chakramakkil

POLITICS & POLEMICS - 2nd Annual International Conference of the
Children's Literature Association of India.
Venue & host: St.Aloysius College, Mangalore, Karnataka, Southern India.
Date: January 10th to 12th 2008.
Last date for paper proposals: Nov.30th 2007.
Send Panel proposals or paper abstracts (250-500 words) by email to
info_at_claiindia.org.
Information regarding conference fee & accommodation will be posted in
www.claiindia.org by 30 Sept. 2007.

CFP: Teen Wizards Collection (8/30/07; collection)

updated: 
Friday, May 11, 2007 - 9:50pm
Jes Battis

"A Dragon Wrecked My Prom: Teen Wizards and High School"

'The Dead rose--we should at least have an assembly.'
- Xander, Buffy the Vampire Slayer

High School is difficult enough to negotiate without having to save the
world, but, as a whole genre of teen fiction has explored, teens seem able
to do both. Shows like Buffy the Vampire Slayer, the novels of Diane Duane,
Tanya Huff, and Mercedes Lackey, as well as numerous comics, graphic novels,
and cartoons, all present audiences with teens who wield extraordinary
powers while battling the everyday demons of adolescence.

CFP: Children and Childhood Studies Section (6/15/07; MAPACA, 11/2/07-11/4/07)

updated: 
Friday, May 11, 2007 - 9:16pm
Vibiana Bowman

*Call for Papers for Children and Childhood Studies Section *

Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association

18th Annual Conference -- November 2-4, 2007

Radisson Plaza-Warwick Hotel Philadelphia

*DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: JUNE 15, 2007*

Children and Childhood Studies (CCS) research focuses on the societal,
cultural, and political forces, which shape the lives of children and
the concept of childhood. CCS draws from the behavioral and social
sciences as well as the arts. Papers in this area examine the impact
of popular culture on children and childhood, as well as the role of
children and young adults as influencers and creators of that popular
culture.

CFP: The Picture Book (10/15/07; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, May 2, 2007 - 6:55pm
Anastasia M Ulanowicz

The "Picture Book" special issue of ImageTexT is accepting paper
submissions that address the history, form, narrative strategies, and
cultural uses of the picture book. Submitted essays should work toward
furthering ImageTexT's ongoing investigation of the material,
historical, theoretical, and cultural implications of visual textuality.

Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

UPDATE: Harry Potter (5/21/07; MPCA/MACA, 10/12/07-10/14/07)

updated: 
Thursday, April 26, 2007 - 10:04pm
Kathleen Turner

The Harry Potter area of the Midwest Popular Culture and Midwest American
Culture Association is extending the proposal deadline for its upcoming
conference. I have already received many wonderful submissions, but need
more to even out some panels. The MPCA/MACA conference will be held
Friday-Sunday, October 12-14, 2007 at the Radisson Hotel & Suites Kansas
City-City Center, Kansas City, MO.

CFP: Young Adult Literature and Blood (11/1/07; collection)

updated: 
Friday, April 13, 2007 - 8:23pm
Jennifer Miskec

CFP - Essay Collection: Critical Perspectives on YA Literature, Culture, and
Blood

At the intersection of a number of YA texts is blood. Naturally or
supernaturally, self-inflicted or due to trauma, literally and
metaphorically, teen blood is shed in a variety of ways and for a variety of
purposes in stories written for a teen audience. We are seeking articles
for a proposed collection that connect with their consideration of teen
blood in YA literature and culture. We are especially interested in
critical examinations of contemporary YA texts and genres that have yet to
receive much critical attention.

UPDATE: Harry Potter Phenomenon (6/1/07; MAPACA, 11/2/07-11/4/07)

updated: 
Friday, April 6, 2007 - 8:59pm
RCu8598882_at_aol.com

Update, Proposals, papers sought for Harry Potter Phenomenon at Mid Atlantic
Popular Culture
Association/American Culture Association Nov 2-4, Philadelphia, PA by June 1
Send to _RCu8598882_at_aol.com_ (mailto:RCu8598882_at_aol.com) or Richard Currie,
College of Staten Island, New York 103014

CFP: Utopian and Dystopian Writing for Children and Young Adults (4/20/07; 10/4/07-10/7/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 4, 2007 - 7:49pm
Carrie Hintz

Call for Papers: Utopian and Dystopian Writing for Children and Young Adults

I am seeking abstracts for a panel on Utopian and Dystopian Writing for
Children and Young Adults for the 32nd Annual Meeting of the _Society for
Utopian Studies_-- held at the Toronto Marriott Bloor Yorkville Hotel
[Toronto, Canada] on Oct. 4-7, 2007.

CFP: Harry Potter and the Internet (4/30/07; MPCA/MACA, 10/12/07-10/14/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 4, 2007 - 7:48pm
Paul Booth

MPCA/MACA - Regional Conference
Oct 12-14, 2007
Radisson Hotel & Suites Kansas City-City Center, 1301 Wyandotte Ave., Kansas
City MO 64105

Special Area for 2007!

The Harry Potter and Hypermedia/Hypertext areas of the Midwestern Popular
Culture Association are accepting submissions for a special section on

Harry Potter and the Internet

Abstract Submission Deadline: April 30, 2007.

Topics are open, but can include:
- Fan Fiction
- Slash
- Promotion
- J. K. Rowling's website
- Relationship between book/film/website
- Children's reaction to online experience
- Shifts in narrative
- Or any other topics

UPDATE: Children's Literature & Modernism (5/1/07; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, March 19, 2007 - 7:36pm
Karin Westman

** Deadline Extended to 1 May 2007 **

CHILDREN'S LITERATURE & MODERNISM

Special Issue, CHILDREN'S LITERATURE ASSOCIATION QUARTERLY

Stream of consciousness, fragmentation, multi-media experimentation,
multiple perspectives, cityscapes, shifting boundaries of time and
space, making it new, recycling the old. Modernism pursues new ways of
seeing -- and often through the pages of children's literature.

This special issue of _Children's Literature Association Quarterly_
invites submissions on any aspect of children's literature during the
modernist period, 1890-1945. Topics may include:

UPDATE: Third Conference on South African Children's Literature (South Africa) (4/30/07; 9/17/07-9/20/07)

updated: 
Monday, March 19, 2007 - 7:35pm
Betsie van der Westhuizen

UPDATE: 3RD CONFERENCE ON SOUTH AFRICAN CHILDREN'S LITERATURE
17 - 20 September 2007
North-West University, Potchefstroom Campus, South Africa
Invitation to attend conference and call for papers

3rd Conference on South African Children's Literature - 17-20 September, North-West University, Potchefstroom Campus, South Africa

Call for papers and invitation to attend and participate in the 3rd Conference on South African Children's Literature
 
Read more:
* 3rd Conference on South African Children's Literature: http://www.puk.ac.za/fakulteite/lettere/klw/kinderlitkonf07/oproepreferate_e.html

CFP: Harry Potter (4/30/07; MPCA/MACA, 10/12/07-10/14/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 14, 2007 - 1:33am
Kathleen Turner

The Harry Potter area of the Midwest Popular Culture and Midwest American
Culture Association is now accepting proposals for its upcoming conference.
The MPCA/MACA conference will be held Friday-Sunday, October 12-14, 2007 at
the Radisson Hotel & Suites Kansas City-City Center, Kansas City, MO.

Please send proposals on any aspect of Harry Potter Studies to the area
chair via email or mail. Emailed proposals should be sent to Kathleen
Turner, Department of English, Northern Illinois University at
turner8kathleen_at_gmail.com. Mailed proposals should be sent to Kathleen
Turner, Department of English, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL
60115.

CFP: Asian American Literature Panels (3/15/07; MLA '07)

updated: 
Monday, March 5, 2007 - 8:57pm
Chen, Tina Y

The Division on Asian American Literature is sponsoring 3 panels for the
2007 MLA convention in Chicago. Please contact panel organizers listed
below with submission or queries.

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"Racial Allegory"
Narratives about Asian Americans that do not explicitly reference
racializedbodies/subjects. How does "Asianness" circulate symbolically? To
what end? Theorizing implications of invoking race metaphorically in
American literature and culture. 1-page abstract, c.v., 15 March; Leslie
Bow lbow_at_wisc.edu

CFP: Children and Political Activism (3/15/07; MLA '07)

updated: 
Monday, March 5, 2007 - 7:01pm
Jennifer Miskec

Please note the extended deadline for proposals:

CFP: Children and Political Activism

2007 MLA in Chicago

Inspired by Susan Bartoletti's Kids on Strike and Growing up in Coal Country
and novels such as Carl Hiaasen's Hoot and Flush, we are seeking critical
examinations of texts written for children (fictional, non-fictional,
photographic, etc.) depicting children as activists and/or texts that are
designed to inspire child readers to take up direct political action. These
texts might include representations of radical children demanding their
rights or fighting for particular causes or instigating political change.

UPDATE: Harry Potter (6/1/07; MAPACA, 11/2/07-11/4/07)

updated: 
Monday, March 5, 2007 - 7:00pm
RCu8598882_at_aol.com

Due date for abstracts added:

CFP:Harry Potter Phenomenon (11/2/07-11/4/07; due 6/1/07 MAPACA, Richard
Currie

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              From the Literary Calls for Papers Mailing List
                        CFP_at_english.upenn.edu
                         Full Information at
                     http://cfp.english.upenn.edu
         or write Jennifer Higginbotham: higginbj_at_english.upenn.edu
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Received on Mon Mar 05 2007 - 14:00:55 EST

UPDATE: American Poets and Childhood (3/15/07; PAMLA, 11/2/07-11/3/07)

updated: 
Saturday, March 3, 2007 - 8:59pm
svonkco_at_netzero.net

CFP Update: American Poets Writing for / Writing about Children

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference, November
2-3, 2007, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA (one hour
north of Seattle)

Paper proposals are sought for an approved special session at PAMLA's
2007 annual conference.

CFP: Harry Potter (no deadline noted; MAPCA, 11/2/07-11/4/07)

updated: 
Saturday, March 3, 2007 - 8:59pm
RCu8598882_at_aol.com

Proposals and abstracts sought for The Harry Potter Phemenon, Mid Atlantic
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Assocation meeting November 2-4 in
Philadelphia, Pa.

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              From the Literary Calls for Papers Mailing List
                        CFP_at_english.upenn.edu
                         Full Information at
                     http://cfp.english.upenn.edu
         or write Jennifer Higginbotham: higginbj_at_english.upenn.edu
         ==========================================================
Received on Sat Mar 03 2007 - 15:59:00 EST

CFP: Past Pleasures: Nostalgia and Children's Literature (3/13/07; SAMLA, 11/9/07-11/11/07)

updated: 
Saturday, February 24, 2007 - 6:53pm
Julie Sinn

UPDATE: Conference dates run November 9-11, 2007, in Atlanta, Georgia,
at the Renaissance Atlanta Hotel Downtown.

_Past Pleasures: Nostalgia and Children's Literature_

Children's Literature Discussion Circle — Call For Papers
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) Conference
November 9-11, 2007
Atlanta, Georgia

In order to examine children's literature through the lens of
nostalgia, possible topics include, but are not limited to, the
following options:

CFP: Literature for Children and Young Adults (3/1/07; RMMLA, 10/4/07-10/6/07)

updated: 
Saturday, February 17, 2007 - 1:53am
Grenier-Winther, Joan

PLEASE ANNOUNCE

Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association ~ RMMLA

Annual Convention in the Heart of the Canadian Rockies

Calgary, Alberta ~ October 4-6, 2007

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Call for paper proposals!

SESSION: Literature for Children and Young Adults

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300-word abstracts by email to rmmla_at_wsu.edu <mailto:rmmla_at_wsu.edu>=20

March 1 deadline, but later submissions may be considered.

Membership in RMMLA by April 1.

Convention Registration Fee also applies. =20

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See www.rmmla.org <http://www.rmmla.org/>=20

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RMMLA

UPDATE: Harry Potter (2/15/07; 8/2/07-8/5/07)

updated: 
Sunday, February 11, 2007 - 9:37pm
Maddy

The deadline for the Call for Proposals has been EXTENDED to FEBRUARY 15th,
2007.

Prophecy 2007: From Hero to Legend
August 2-5, 2007
Toronto
http://www.prophecy2007.org

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

Prophecy 2007 is an academic symposium about the Harry Potter series by J.K.
Rowling. We are seeking proposals for a variety of educational programming,
including presentations, discussion panels, round tables, workshops and
poster sessions addressing topics relevant to the books and/or the fan
community. Possible topics include, but are not limited to, the following:

CFP: Suburbia in Children's/YA Lit (3/15/07; M/MLA, 11/8/07-11/11/07)

updated: 
Sunday, February 11, 2007 - 8:57pm
Gwen Tarbox

CALL FOR PAPERS
   
  Midwest Modern Language Association Conference
  November 8 - 11, 2007
  The Renaissance Cleveland Hotel
  Cleveland, OH
   
  Children's Literature: Suburbia in Children's and YA Literature
   

CFP: Children and Political Activism (3/1/07; MLA)

updated: 
Sunday, February 4, 2007 - 6:54pm
Jennifer Miskec

MLA 2007
CFP: Children and Political Activism

Inspired by the work of Susan Bartoletti's Kids on Strike and Growing up in
Coal Country, this panel seeks submissions examining children's texts
(fictional, non-fictional, photographic, etc.) depicting children taking
political action and/or texts that are designed to inspire child readers to
take up direct political action.

These texts, marketed to children, might include representations of radical
children demanding their rights or fighting for particular causes.

Abstract Deadline: 1 March 2007
Send 1-2 page abstracts or 8-page papers to:

Dr. Jennifer Miskec
Christopher Newport University
jennifer.miskec_at_cnu.edu

OR

CFP: Nostalgia and Children's Literature (3/13/07; SAMLA, 11/9/07-11/11/07)

updated: 
Sunday, January 28, 2007 - 8:40pm
Julie Sinn

Past Pleasures: Nostalgia and Children's Literature

Children's Literature Discussion Circle =97 Call For Papers
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) Conference
November 2007
Atlanta, Georgia

In order to examine children's literature through the lens of nostalgia,
possible topics include, but are not limited to, the following options:

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